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Sylvia's Cafe

248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
+1 207-667-7014
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“home fries” (22 reviews)
“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“omelet” (15 reviews)
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4:30 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had breakfast here at about 9:30 on a Monday and the place was packed. The staff was very friendly and the breakfasts were okay, standard diner fare. The coffee was horrible though, I couldn't even finish my cup and I really wanted to.

Thank lovesthecape2011
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is only open for breakfast through around 2 pm...however, they sometimes close earlier. Call ahead if you are traveling from far to go here. We arrived around 10 am and the place was very crowded. The staff were extremely friendly and got a...More

Thank Reagan10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here early around 6:30 am for Saturday breakfast before heading to Acadia National Park. The servings were huge and the price quite reasonable. Good service and friendly local scene.

Thank Mudhouse53
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife’s friends at the Y’ all go here so we had to try it out. They close at 1 PM this time of year so come for breakfast and lunch. They serve Breakfast all the time they are open but they also have a...More

Thank gashrink
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very busy place where the meal served (breakfast or lunch) has always met or exceeded expectations.

Thank rlm04605
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the way to Bar Harbor we stopped here for lunch. You can enter the plaza from the front or the rear. Cafe is inside a small plaza. The place is tight. Must be hard to serve here. Our waitress did fine although she had...More

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick, standard breakfast at this cute cafe in Ellsworth. Friendly wait staff and good omelets. Nice and clean and family friendly.

Thank Mommakirby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Typical pleasant greasy spoon. The food is tasty and inexpensive, and the place is usually half full, which both denotes steady business, yet leaves you room to sit. Fun local mural on the back wall, with good visibility all around. Be aware that if you...More

Thank Ted M
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We took the grand kids to Sylvia's for breakfast. We had a great breakfast. Kids had pancakes (banana for one choc chip for the other) we had eggs. Everything was delicious. Prices are reasonable. There is plenty of parking both in front and in back.

Thank Jo D
Reviewed June 23, 2018

I had french toast, eggs, bacon, and home fries. All excellent!! My husband had corned beef hash and loved it. One of the boys had pancakes and eggs. The pancakes were as big as his plate. Our other son had biscuits and gravy. Everyone loved...More

Thank Hoosier1975
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October 4, 2016|
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Response from codiem | Property representative |
I apologize for the untimely response to your question. I just noticed it today. while we do not have a vegan specific portion to our menu I am still confident we could be creative in coming up with a dish that would meet... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 State St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1850
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-7014
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